Joey the horse recalls his experiences growing up on an English farm, his struggle for survival as a cavalry horse during World War I, and his reunion with his beloved master Topics: Horses, World War, 1914-1918, Horses, World War, 1914-1918
The orange pony / Wendy Douthwaite -- The snow pony / Alison Lester -- Bucephalus: a king's horse / Alice Gall & Fleming Crew -- The mud pony / retold by Caron Lee Cohen -- The gift horse / June Crebbin -- The Christmas pony / Lincoln Steffens -- War horse / Michael Morpurgo -- Black Beauty / Anna Sewell -- I rode a horse of milk white jade / Diane Lee Wilson -- Misty of Chincoteague / Marguerite Henry -- Pony in the dark / K.M. Peyton -- Unicorn / Peter Dickinson -- Chestnut gray / retold... Topics: Horses, Children's stories, American, Children's stories, English, Horses, Short stories,...
Joey is a war horse, but he wasn't always. Once, long ago, he was a farm horse and a gentle boy named Albert was his master. Then World War I came along and changed everything. Albert's father sells Joey to the army where the beautiful, red-bay horse is trained to charge the enemy, drag heavy artillery, and carry wounded soldiers not much older than Albert off of battlefields. Among the clamoring of guns, and plodding through the cold mud, Joey wonders if the war will ever end. And if it does,... Topics: World War (1914-1918), Horses, Human-animal communication, World War, 1914-1918, Horses,...
The pinto horse / by Charles Elliott Perkins -- The great wooden horse / as retold by James Baldwin -- Barnacles / by Sewell Ford -- Danny and Broncho / by Richard Ball -- A horse's tale / by Mark Twain -- The horse of Genghis Khan / by Paul Morand -- Blue blazes / by Sewell Ford Topics: Horses, Children's stories, Horses, Short stories
At first an unruly foal, Gunner grows into a smart and beautiful show horse, whose troublemaking ways hide a devotion to his family that shines through, until disaster strikes in the form of Hurricane Katrina Topics: Gunner (Horse), Show horses, American paint horse, Hurricane Katrina, 2005, Gunner (Horse), Show...
Young Philip, resting after his plowing, is surprised my a mysterious gentleman who invites him to a wondrous and magical horse fair at which he sees great horses from literature and history Topics: Horses, Horses
Already at odds with her father for placing her in a boarding school while he travels on business, Jessamy becomes uncontrollable when she discovers her horse has been sold without her knowledge Topics: Horses, Fathers and daughters, Horses, Fathers and daughters
A lonely young girl living on a remote farm with her work obsessed-parents cares for an old and battered wooden horse with such devotion that it comes to life Topics: Horses, Magic, Farm life, Horses, Magic, Farm life
Every child wants a horse, and Arana the young Mayan Indian hero of this story, is no exception. In a little hut in a village on the shores of Lake Atitlán in Guatemala he dreams of owning a horse. The story tells how his dreams came true Topic: Mayas
Georgia's one goal, when she and her mother move to Montana to get away from her alcoholic father, is to own a horse, a dream that seems remote until her next door neighbor promises to sell her a wild mustang Topics: Horses, Family problems, Horses, Family problems
byBacon, Alexander S. (Alexander Samuel), 1853-1920
Preface.--Panama: a revelry in crime.--Is our army degenerate?--The woolly horse, some modern military fakes.--The lone horseman of San Juan.--The slaughter of dream elks.--Imperialism.--How to create a panic.--Russia vs. Japan.--"0ur flag." Topics: United States. Army, Spanish-American War, 1898